Drugs

Is Marijuana Legal in Texas?

September 30, 2021

Marijuana use and possession continue to become legalized in states across the country. However, Texas is one of 13 states that outlaws it for recreational purposes.  Instead, the state allows for precise concessions for which a person in Texas can own and use this substance. You can avoid being charged for marijuana possession and recreational […]

Penalties of Drug Trafficking in Texas

June 30, 2021

Texas state laws are designed to discourage and eliminate people who live in or visit the state from possessing, using and distributing drugs. In fact, anyone who is found guilty of any of these offenses in Texas can face serious, long-lasting and expensive repercussions. When you have been charged with drug trafficking in this state, […]

What Happens If I Get Caught with Weed in Texas?

May 25, 2021

Marijuana continues to be legalized in many states in the U.S. However, Texas still strictly regulates this drug and outlaws people in the state possessing, growing or selling it. If you are charged with any of these offenses, you could face serious legal and civil penalties. You can protect yourself from going to jail or […]

Cocaine Laws in Texas

April 20, 2021

Texas has some of the most stringent drug laws in the U.S. It particularly does not tolerate anyone in the state possessing or selling cocaine. People in Texas who are found guilty of these offenses face steep penalties and punishments. If you are charged with cocaine possession or distribution in the state, you should retain […]

Your Guide to Drug Offenses in Texas

February 5, 2021

Were you or a loved one recently arrested on a drug charge? The sentencing for drug offenses in Texas is complicated and based upon the classification of the drug. Learn more about the laws regarding different drug offenses and their penalties below.[…]

Top Four Defense Strategies Against Drug Possession Charges

July 8, 2020

As marijuana dispensaries open across the nation, many are starting to believe the drug war is over. Arrest statistics around the nation, though, sharply contradict that belief. About 40% of drug arrests in 2018 were marijuana-related! Were you recently arrested and charged with drug possession? If so, then you’re likely wondering – how can I […]

The Laws in Texas: Possession of Opioids

November 14, 2019

Has your doctor ever written you a prescription for painkillers? If so, then you likely already know how much relief these drugs can provide for those in need. These types of drugs do have a dark side, though. They can be very addictive and harmful in large doses. As a result, both the federal government […]

Did Texas Legalize Hemp? Your Guide to New Texas Hemp Laws

September 25, 2019

Did you notice a new CBD health shop pop up in your city? Have you seen hemp-related products suddenly springing up in your local convenience stores? It’s no coincidence. It’s the result of new hemp laws in Texas. What exactly are these new federal and state laws regarding hemp, and will they impact criminal proceedings […]

The Impact of Texas HB 1325 on Marijuana Possession Cases

August 21, 2019

Like dozens of other states, Texas could soon legalize the possession, sale, and use of marijuana. This possibility comes after the June 2019 passage of House Bill 1325, which eases restrictions on how marijuana is grown and utilized in the state. However, the bill has not been without controversy and concern. It now poses a […]

The Rise of Fentanyl Use and Related Crimes in Texas

August 1, 2018

Fentanyl and other related compounds, including acetyl fentanyl and carfentanil, are synthetic opioid drugs. Many people associate fentanyl with the death of Prince. The medical examiner’s report showed that Prince died of fentanyl toxicity. Fentanyl is so powerful that it’s also blamed for more than 100 accidental hostage deaths in Russia during a 2002 siege.